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CHRISTMAS ISLANDS - 1942 CHRISTMAS ISLANDS - 1942 'APO 915' censor cover to USA used by troops on Christmas Island.

1942 (NO.6.) use of US 6c orange air mail envelope to USA marked 'A.P.O.915' at top left and cancelled by AMERICAN BASE FORCES/APO cds. Struck by circular PASSED BY/761/ARMY CENSOR at lower left. Complete with the original letter. US troops stationed on Christmas Islands.

£90.00
CHRISTMAS ISLANDS - 1955 4c rate cover to Perak.CHRISTMAS ISLANDS - 1955 4c rate cover to Perak.

1955 (JAN.10.) cover addressed to Perak bearing 2c orange (SG 129) pair tied by CHRISTMAS ISLAND cds.

£60.00
NYASALAND - 1940 3d rate NYASALAND - 1940 3d rate 'OPENED BY CENSOR ' cover to USA.

1940 (JU.8.) cover addressed to USA bearing 3d adhesive tied by SMOKE IMPERIAL cancel with black on cream OPENED BY CENSOR label at left with '2' inserted in manuscript. Little type II a.

£50.00
JAMAICA - 1956 registered cover to UK cancelled by TYDIXON JAMAICA - 1956 registered cover to UK cancelled by TYDIXON 'trd' cancels in violet.

1956 (MAR.26.) registered cover addrressed to UK bearing 1/2d orange (x13) tied by violet oval TYDIXON/JAMAICA 'trd' cancel. Proud type D1. R/MORANT BAY/No. registered label applied and altered in manuscript to 'Tydixon'.

£45.00
JAMAICA - 1938 JAMAICA - 1938 'S.S.INGRID' maritime cover use to USA.

1938 cover addressed to USA bearing 1/2d and 2d adhesives tied by blue circular S.S.INGRID/POSTED AT SEA/AMERICAN CARIBBEAN maritime handstamp with US 3c adhesive added in transit in the US Virgin Islands and cancelled by CHARLOTTE AMALIE/V.I. dated FEB.5.38.

£45.00
TANGANYIKA - 1927 15c red PSE addressed to UK used at MBOZI and struck in violet ink.  H&G 2.TANGANYIKA - 1927 15c red PSE addressed to UK used at MBOZI and struck in violet ink. H&G 2.

1927 15c red on cream postal stationery envelope addressed to UK cancelled by MBOZI cds struck in 'violet' ink dated NO.12.30. Proud type D2. H&G 2.

£110.00
TANGANYIKA - 1938 10c green STAMP DUTY in a fine mint block of four.
TANGANYIKA - 1938 10c green STAMP DUTY in a fine mint block of four.

1938 10c green STAMP DUTY adhesive in a fine mint block of four. Barefoot and Hall 1.

£45.00
CEYLON - 1931 first flight cover from Neboda to Java. Only 14 covers flown.CEYLON - 1931 first flight cover from Neboda to Java. Only 14 covers flown.

1931 (MR.14.) first flight cover to Batavia , Java in the Dutch East Indies. Bears 5c (x3) and 25c adhesives tied by NEBODA s/r cds dated 12.MR.31 and annotated at left 'Per 1st Dispatch Air Service/Ceylon-Java/14th March 1931'. Black on deep blue BY AIR MAIL label at left and with MEDAN and BATAVIA arrival b/s's. Exceedingly rare with only 14 covers flown.

£850.00
TRANSJORDAN - 1938 TRANSJORDAN - 1938 'FORMULA' RPSE (faults) with scarce EXPRESS label usage.

1938 use of black on buff FORMULA registered postal stationery envelope (size H) addressed to Jerusalem in Arabic and bearing 50m and 100m adhesives tied by oval REGISTERED AMMAN cancel. The envelope has a edge tear at bottom left, part of reverse flap missing and some heavy creases but bears a copy of the scarce black on red perforated EXPRESS label. Faults but scarce.

£65.00
INDIA (Soruth) - 1880 (circa) 1a black and azure (reprint) on INDIA (Soruth) - 1880 (circa) 1a black and azure (reprint) on 'Junagdh Post Office' envelope.

1880 (circa) pre-printed 'Posted In Junagdh Post Office' local cover to the Chief Justice bearing 1a black on azure imperforate adhesive (SG 11) 'reprint' with 'Devanagri' numeral (SG type 2) cancelled by black barred squared strike and with oval arrival b/s in local script.

£120.00
INDIA (Pondicherry) - 1883 1/2a green PSE of India used at PONDICHERRY.  H&G 4.INDIA (Pondicherry) - 1883 1/2a green PSE of India used at PONDICHERRY. H&G 4.

1883 1/2a green on white postal stationery envelope (size c) addressed to Karikal and cancelled by scarce s/r PONDICHERRY cds dated JAN.1.85. A scarce use of this envelope from Pondicherry. H&G 4.

£95.00
INDIA (Kishangargh) - 1930 (circa) 4a chestnut on local court summons.INDIA (Kishangargh) - 1930 (circa) 4a chestnut on local court summons.

1930 (circa) use of folded court summons addressed locally in native script and bearing 4a chestnut adhesive on reverse side (SG type 16) tied by KISHANGARGH cds.

£25.00
INDIA (Kishangarh) - 1907 2a orange yellow U/M block of four.  SG 45a.INDIA (Kishangarh) - 1907 2a orange yellow U/M block of four. SG 45a.

1907 2a orange-yellow adhesive in a fine unmounted mint right hand marginal block of four of the scarcer perf 13 1/2 issue. SG 45a.

£50.00
INDIA (Gwalior) - 1913 1r red-brown and deep blue green U/M showing DOUBLE OVPT/ONE ALBINO.  SG 76a.INDIA (Gwalior) - 1913 1r red-brown and deep blue green U/M showing DOUBLE OVPT/ONE ALBINO. SG 76a.

1913 1r red-brown and deep blue green in a fine unmounted mint example showing the variety OVERPRINT DOUBLE, ONE ALBINO. SG 76a.

£20.00
INDIA (Bundi) - 1937 9p green Indian PSC used in combination with Bundi 1/4a.INDIA (Bundi) - 1937 9p green Indian PSC used in combination with Bundi 1/4a.

1937 9p dark green on buff postal stationery postcard of India (H&G 44) addressed in local script and bearing additional 1/4a ultramarine 'sacred cow' adhesive of Bundi (SG 67) cancelled by BUNDI cds dated 1.MAY.39 and with local strike and with BEAWAR arrival at left dated MAY.3. A scarce combination use.

£65.00
INDIA (Bhopal) - 1911 4a brown INDIA (Bhopal) - 1911 4a brown 'Service' IMPERFORATE block of four. SG 0308c.

1911 4a brown 'SERVICE' adhesive IMPERFORATE block of four on ungummed paper. SG 0308c.

£120.00
INDIA - 1905 1a postcard use to UK used at RAILWAY BUILDING CHITTAGONG.INDIA - 1905 1a postcard use to UK used at RAILWAY BUILDING CHITTAGONG.

1905 (MA.27.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK depicting 'Sampan Pagoda, Shwegyeen, Burma' bearing 1a adhesive tied by RAILWAY BUILDING CHITTAGONG cds.

£15.00
INDIA - 1905 1a postcard use to UK used at RAILWAY BUILDING CHITTAGONG.INDIA - 1905 1a postcard use to UK used at RAILWAY BUILDING CHITTAGONG.

1905 (FE.7.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK depicting 'Taj Mahal' bearing 1a adhesive tied by RAILWAY BUILDING CHITTAGONG cds.

£15.00
LEEWARD ISLAND - 1944 10/- pale green and dull red on green very fine mint example.  SG 113a.LEEWARD ISLAND - 1944 10/- pale green and dull red on green very fine mint example. SG 113a.

1944 10/- pale green and dull red on green 'key plate' adhesive on ordinary paper in very fine mint condition with only a slight trace of a hinge mark. SG 113a.

£350.00
ST.KITTS - 1943 1/- + 1 1/2d rate censor cover to USA with rare ST.KITTS - 1943 1/- + 1 1/2d rate censor cover to USA with rare 'W' marking on manila censor strip.

1943 (NO.4.) cover addressed to USA bearing 1 1/2d and 1/- adhesives tied by ST.KITTS cds. Struck left by red PAR AVION/VIA AIR MAIL h/s with 'local' brown manila strip at right tied on the front and reverse sides by unusual 'W' handstamp. Clear EXAMINED BY/14670 label applied on arrival in the US. The significance of this 'W' marking is unknown and is the first we have seen. Ex. C.Miller collection and was marked as very rare.

£225.00
ST.KITTS - 1941 3d rate ST.KITTS - 1941 3d rate 'FINANCIAL REGULATIONS' censor h/s censor cover to Canada.

1941 (circa) cover addressed to Canada bearing 1d strip of three tied ST.KITTS with manila strip at left tied on the front by rare three lined EXAMINED BY CENSOR/IN CONNECTION WITH/FINANCE REGULATIONS censor mark in red ink. Miller type CFH1.

£300.00
ST.KITTS - 1941 3d rate rare ST.KITTS - 1941 3d rate rare 'FINANCIAL REGULATIONS/ST.KITTS' censor cover to USA.

1941 (AU.23.) cover addressed to Canada bearing 2d adhesive tied by ST.KITTS cds and with black on white OPENED BY/CENSOR/EXAMINED IN CONNECTION WITH/FINANCE REGULATIONS/ST.KITTS-NEVIS censor label at left edge. (Miller type CFL1). A very rare censor label only know used during a short 8 month period in 1941.

£350.00
ST.KITTS - 1941 3d rate ST.KITTS - 1941 3d rate 'PASSED BY CEN' cover to USA showing the rare missing 'SOR'.

1941 (AU.2.) cover addressed to USA bearing 3d adhesive tied by ST.KITTS cds and struck at left by circular crowned ST.KITTS/PASSED BY CEN censor handstamp in black ink. Miller records only one known use of this (CH2c) strike with missing 'SOR' but that being struck in red ink. A rare item indeed.

£250.00
ST.KITTS - 1940 3d rate ST.KITTS - 1940 3d rate 'PASSED BY -- 3' (missing censor) cover to USA.

1940 (DE.23.) cover addressed to USA bearing 3d adhesive tied ST.KITTS and with red circular crowned ST.KITTS/PASSED BY CENSOR 3 h/s applied but 'censor' being omitted. This most likely being a progressive variety of Miller CHC2c showing just the 'SOR' of censor being omitted.

£150.00
ST.KITTS - 1939 early ST.KITTS - 1939 early 'PASSED THE CENSOR' cover to USA.

1939 (SP.13.) commercial cover addressed to USA bearing 2 1/2d adhesive tied ST.KITTS and struck by red PASSED THE CENSOR s/l handstamp at left. Miller type CH1. A nice early censor cover.

£120.00
HONG KONG - 1938 $10 green and violet U/M.  SG 161.HONG KONG - 1938 $10 green and violet U/M. SG 161.

1938 $10 green and violet in a unmounted mint example with light overall toned gum as usual. SG 161.

£485.00
HONG KONG - 1890 2c dull purple HONG KONG - 1890 2c dull purple 'postal fiscal' fine used. SG F8.

1890 2c dull purple 'Postal Fiscal' adhesive fine used. SG F8.

£25.00
HONG KONG - 1884 inward HONG KONG - 1884 inward 'GB' 1 1/2d PSC sent VIA FRENCH PACKET.

1884 (SP.12.) inward 'GB' 1 1/2d brown on cream postal stationery postcard cancelled by LONDON s/r cds and struck on the front by blue VIA FRENCH PACKET straight lined handstamp. The reverse side is pre-printed for the 'Ironmonger' company in London and is addressed to the Colonial Secretary Office at Hong Kong. Unusual.

£85.00
HONG KONG - 1951 HONG KONG - 1951 'OFFICIAL PAID' stampless OHMS cover used locally.

1951 (NOV.16.) stampless use of small sized ON HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE envelope addressed locally cancelled by red OFFICIAL/PAID - HONG KONG/B roller strike.

£35.00
HONG KONG - 1953 HONG KONG - 1953 'T/CENTIMES' taxed 10c illustrated Coronation FDC to UK.

1953 (JUN.2) Illustrated 'Coronation' First Day Cover bearing the Coronation 10c tied by HONG KONG wavy lined cancel addressed to UK & being under paid having large violet T/CENTIMES tax mark applied.

£35.00
KUWAIT - 1924 registered multi franked cover to UK.KUWAIT - 1924 registered multi franked cover to UK.

1924 (JYL.21.) registered (Wilson) cover addressed to UK bearing 1/2a to 3a adhesives (SG 1-6) tied by KUWAIT/REG cds's. Pre 1930 Kuwait covers of the 'GV' period are elusive.

£225.00
KUWAIT - 1929 4 1/2a rate cover to UK.KUWAIT - 1929 4 1/2a rate cover to UK.

1929 (FEB.6.) cover addressed to UK marked 'Air Mail/Basra-Cairo' and bearing Indian 1/2a and 4a adhesives overprinted KUWAIT tied to the reverse flap by KUWAIT cds and with light BASRA transit cds.

£250.00
CANADA - 1954 25c blue BOOKLETCANADA - 1954 25c blue BOOKLET's. SG SB53 + 53a.

1954 25c blue BOOKLET containing a pane of five 5c 'QEII head' adhesives. One stiched at left the other stapled at left. SG SB53 + 53a.

£6.00
CANADA - 1954 25c blue BOOKLETCANADA - 1954 25c blue BOOKLET's. SG SB52 + 52a.

1954 25c blue BOOKLET containing a pane of five 5c 'beaver' adhesives. One stiched at left the other stapled at left. SG SB52 + 52a.

£5.00
CANADA - 1953 25c purple BOOKLETCANADA - 1953 25c purple BOOKLET's. SG SB50 + 50a.

1953 25c purple BOOKLET containing two panes of four of the 3c adhesive. One with English text the other bilingual. SG SB50 + 50a.

£15.00
CANADA - 1954 25c orange BOOKLETCANADA - 1954 25c orange BOOKLET's. SG SB49 + 49a.

1954 25c orange BOOKLET containing a pane of six of the 4c adhesives. One in English text the other bilingual. SG SB49 + 49a.

£12.00
BECHUANALAND - 1932 1/2d, 1d and 2d BECHUANALAND - 1932 1/2d, 1d and 2d 'Postage Dues' in mint blocks of four. SG D4-D6.

1932 1/2d, 1d and 2d 'Postage Dues' in fine unmounted mint blocks of four printed on ordinary paper. SG D4-D6.

£50.00
SEYCHELLES - 1961 SEYCHELLES - 1961 'TOO LATE' cover addressed to Switzerland.

1961 (DE.11.) illustrated 'FDC' cover addressed to Switzerland bearing 10c and 35c 'Centenary' adhesives tied ST.ANNE PRASLIN/SEYCHELLES and with scarce black TOO LATE h/s applied.

£30.00
SEYCHELLES - 1956 SEYCHELLES - 1956 'Cable and Wireless' TELEGRAM to Mahe used with 9c adhesive at VICTORIA.

1956 (MY.3.) local use of blue on cream 'Cable and Wireless' TELEGRAM envelope addressed to Mahe bearing QEII 9c blue adhesive tied VICTORIA/SEYCHELLES.

£65.00
SEYCHELLES - 1938 inward SEYCHELLES - 1938 inward 'UNCLAIMED' and 'RETURN TO SENDER' cover from UK.

1938 inward 'Mails For India' cacheted special 1 1/2d rate postal stationery envelope cover from UK with VICTORIA/SEYCHELLES arrival b/s dated MR.22.38 but not delivered and having UNCLAIMED h/s applied and boxed RETURN TO SENDER strike. Proud types I10 and I20.

£50.00
SEYCHELLES - 1895 15c blue PSE uprated to USA with additional 4c adhesive.  H&G 2a.SEYCHELLES - 1895 15c blue PSE uprated to USA with additional 4c adhesive. H&G 2a.

1895 15c blue on cream postal stationery envelope (size b) addressed to USA bearing additional 4c adhesive tied by SEYCHELLES cds dated JY.30.98. H&G 2a.

£165.00
SEYCHELLES - 1890 4c+4c carmine PSRC to Italy cancelled SEYCHELLES - 1890 4c+4c carmine PSRC to Italy cancelled 'B64'. H&G 4.

1890 4c+4c carmine on buff postal stationery reply postcard addressed to Italy (Bickel but with genuine use/message on reverse) cancelled by 'B 64' duplex. The reply section intact and unused. H&G 4.

£50.00
LABUAN - 1930 12c rate cover to USA using LABUAN - 1930 12c rate cover to USA using 'Straits Settlements' adhesive used in LABUAN.

1930 (MY.1.) cover addressed to USA bearing Straits Settlements 1c, 2c (x2), 3c and 4c adhesives making up a 12c rating tied by two d/r LABUAN cds's. SINGAPORE transit b/s. A scarce use.

£300.00
LABUAN - 1900 18c rate registered cover to USA usedat LABUAN.LABUAN - 1900 18c rate registered cover to USA usedat LABUAN.

1900 (OCT.12.) registered cover addressed to USA bearing North Borneo 2c and 8c pair overprinted LABUAN and cancelled by two s/r LABUAN cds's. Oval 'R' h/s below with NEW YORK transit b/s and BETHLEHEM arrival.

£265.00
GRENADA - 1936 3d rate GRENADA - 1936 3d rate 'S.S.ORANGE' maritime cover to UK.

1936 (JY.24.) cover addressed to UK bearing GV 3d adhesive tied by boxed K.N.S.M./SS ORANGE maritime h/s with PAQUEBOT/POSTED AT SEA/RECEIVED/DOVER h/s below.

£55.00
GRENADA - 1931 1/2d rate GRENADA - 1931 1/2d rate 'M.S.COLUMBIA' maritime cover to UK.

1931 cover addressed to UK bearing 1/2d green adhesive tied by violet straight lined M.S.COLUMBIA maritime handstamp and with LIMON/COSTA RICA transit b/s dated MAR.9.1931.

£65.00
ASCENSION - 1956 short definitive set to 2/6d in U/M blocks of four. SG 57-67.ASCENSION - 1956 short definitive set to 2/6d in U/M blocks of four. SG 57-67.

1956 'Wild life' series to the 2/6d value in very fine unmounted mint blocks of four. SG 57-67.

£120.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1964 10/- U/M block of four with EXTRA FEATHER variety.  SG 104a.SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1964 10/- U/M block of four with EXTRA FEATHER variety. SG 104a.

1964 10/- 'Guinea Fowl' adhesive in a fine unmounted mint corner marginal block of four showing the EXTRA FEATHER variety from Row 2/2. SG 104a.

£35.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1947 local registered cover with SHAMVA arrival and UNKNOWN and UNCLAIMED h/sSOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1947 local registered cover with SHAMVA arrival and UNKNOWN and UNCLAIMED h/s's.

1947 (JUL.17.) long registered cover addressed locally bearing 1d and 4d adhesives tied SALISBURY with SHAMVA arrival cds below but being undelivered the cover is struck by scarcer violet boxed UNCLAIMED h/s and NOT KNOWN h/s with additional UNDELIVERED FOR/REASON STATED strike.

£65.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1937 1 1/2d red-brown IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF block of four.SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1937 1 1/2d red-brown IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF block of four.

1937 1 1/2d red-brown (SG type 7) in a fine IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF block of four with official punch holes and showing central guide cross printed on gummed paper. Small official circle showing printers plate flaws to be removed.

£85.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1937 1d PSE uprated locally with SALISBURY/IF THIS LETTER slogan strike.SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1937 1d PSE uprated locally with SALISBURY/IF THIS LETTER slogan strike.

1937 1d red on light cream postal stationery envelope addressed locally bearing additional 2d 'Jubilee' adhesive by SALISBURY - IF THIS LETTER/IS INCORRECTLY ADDRESSED/ADVISE SENDER slogan strike (Proud M7 State 5).

£35.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1933 inward underpaid postcard from UK with SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1933 inward underpaid postcard from UK with '1/TO PAY' tax h/s applied.

1933 use of inward picture postcard addressed to Salisbury from the UK being under paid and having a fine strike of the circular 1/TO PAY tax mark applied on arrival with '1d' inserted in manuscript. (Proud type UP 6).

£45.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1929 2d rate cover to UK used at MAKWIRO.SOUTHERN RHODESIA - 1929 2d rate cover to UK used at MAKWIRO.

1929 (AUG.26.) cover addressed to UK bearing 1d adhesive pair tied by MAKWIRO/S.RHODESIA cds. Proud type D2.

£65.00
NORTHERN RHODESIA - 1950 (circa) stampless local cover with 1d NORTHERN RHODESIA - 1950 (circa) stampless local cover with 1d 'Postage Due' pair applied.

1950 circa stampless cover addressed locally with Northern Rhodesia 1d black 'Postage Due' pair added on arrival (SG D1) tied by light FORT JAMESON/NORTHERN RHODESIA cds. Scarce use of these dues.

£150.00
RHODESIA - 1892 5/- IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF in orange-yellow on ungummed card.RHODESIA - 1892 5/- IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF in orange-yellow on ungummed card.

1892 5/- IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF (SG type 1) printed in the issued colour of orange-yellow on thin ungummed card.

£225.00
RHODESIA - 1913 1d rate RHODESIA - 1913 1d rate 'double head' postcard use to UK used at PAULINGTON.

1913 (MAY.16.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK bearing 1d 'double head' adhesive tied by light PAULINGTON/S.RHODESIA cds.

£135.00
RHODESIA - 1912 1d rate RHODESIA - 1912 1d rate 'double head' postcard use to Belgium used at GATOOMA.

1912 (AUG.31.) use of postcard addressed to Belgium depicting 'The Memorial Hospital, Bulawayo' bearing 1d 'double head' adhesive tied on the picture side by GATOOMA/S.RHODESIA cds. Proud type D4.

£65.00
RHODESIA - 1909 1d rate postcard use to UK used at OLD UMTALI.RHODESIA - 1909 1d rate postcard use to UK used at OLD UMTALI.

1909 (AUG.1.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK depicting 'Drill Hall-Salisbury' and bearing 1d 'arms' adhesive tied by scarce OLD UMTALI/S.RHODESIA d/r cds with s/r UMTALI transit cds at left struck the following day.

£200.00
RHODESIA - 1896 1/- yellow ochre very fine mint.  SG 64.RHODESIA - 1896 1/- yellow ochre very fine mint. SG 64.

1896 1/- yellow ochre of Cape Of Good Hope overprinted BRITISH/SOUTH AFRICA/COMPANY in a very fine fresh mint left hand marginal example. SG 64.

£115.00
RHODESIA - 1968 5/- black on yellow RHODESIA - 1968 5/- black on yellow 'Ministry Of Posts' BOOKLET. SG SB8.

1968 5/- black on yellow 'Ministry Of Posts' BOOKLET. SG SB8.

£12.00
RHODESIA - 1966 1/2d RHODESIA - 1966 1/2d 'maize' U/M block of six with spectacular OFFSET on reverse. SG 359.

1966 1/2d 'Maize' adhesive of Southern Rhodesia overprinted INDEPENDENCE in a fine unmounted mint block of six showing a stunning OFFSET on reverse side. Only one sheet was discovered. SG 359.

£60.00
RHODESIA - 1966 faked 2/6d RHODESIA - 1966 faked 2/6d 'Independence' cover to UK.

1966 (11.NOV.) 'First Independence' anniversary cover addressed to UK bearing the 2/6d (SG 358) tied SALISBURY/RHODESIA. Addressed to Edward Proud (stamp dealer) the stamp being the notorious FORGED example and with fake cancel. Interesting item.

£30.00
SOMALILAND - 1931 2a rate cover to Aden used at SHEIKH.SOMALILAND - 1931 2a rate cover to Aden used at SHEIKH.

1931 (JY.25.) cover addressed to Aden bearing 2a adhesive tied by lovely SHEIKH/BRITISH SOMALILAND cds. BERBERA transit b/s and ADEN CAMP arrival. A rare cancellation.

£300.00
SOMALILAND - 1949 5a rate registered cover to UK used at SHEIKH.SOMALILAND - 1949 5a rate registered cover to UK used at SHEIKH.

1949 (MAR.14.) registered (Wells) cover addressed to UK bearing a block of four of the 'Silver Wedding' adhesive plus a single each tied by rare SHEIKH cds (Proud type D6) with violet SHEIKH h/s alongside (type R3). A very scarce strike in use for less than 1 month.

£150.00
SOMALILAND - 1938 SOMALILAND - 1938 'Coronation' trio on registered cover to USA used at SHEIKH.

1938 (MY.18.) registered cover addressed to USA bearing the 'Coronation' trio (SG 90-92) cancelled by scarce SHEIKH cds's and with blue on white perforated R/SHEIKH, BRITISH/SOMALILAND/No. registered label. Glued reverse flaps of envelope shows through to front but a scarce strike.

£85.00
IRELAND - 1951 1d IRELAND - 1951 1d 'BI-SECT' plus 1d (x2) on local cover used at BAILE AN TEAMPAIL/CORCAIG.

1951 cover addressed locally to Cork bearing 1d strip marginal strip of three but with the right stamp being VERTICALLY BISECTED to make up the 2 1/2d rate and tied by BAILE AN TEAMPAIL/ CORCAIG cds dated 22.IX.51. Unusual item.

£75.00
IRELAND - 1951 5d local IRELAND - 1951 5d local 'BI-SECT' cover used at BAILE AN TEAMPAIL/CORCAIG.

1951 cover addressed locally to Cork bearing 5d adhesive VERTICALLY BISECTED to make up the 2 1/2d rate and tied by BAILE AN TEAMPAIL/CORCAIG cds dated 22.IX.51. Unusual item.

£75.00
NEW ZEALAND - 1903 NEW ZEALAND POST OFFICE TELEGRAPHS postcard used at MASTERTON.NEW ZEALAND - 1903 NEW ZEALAND POST OFFICE TELEGRAPHS postcard used at MASTERTON.

1903 (DE.24.) blue on cream NEW ZEALAND POST OFFICE TELEGRAPHS/MERRY CHRISTMAS postcard with violet illustration on reverse of 'Summit Of Mount Hart' on reverse. Addressed locally and cancelled by MASTERTON/NZ cds.

£85.00
NEW ZEALAND - 1938 1/6d rate cover to UK struck by NEW ZEALAND - 1938 1/6d rate cover to UK struck by 'VIA SYDNEY-SINGAPORE-ENGLAND' h/s.

1938 (JL.20.) cover addressed to UK but then re-directed bearing 6d and 1/- adhesives tied by NAPIER/NZ cds and struck by scarce violet boxed VIA SYDNEY-SINGAPORE/ENGLAND transmission instruction handstamp.

£65.00
AUSTRALIA - 1952 AUSTRALIA - 1952 'Qantas Empire Airways' illustrated first flight cover to Mauritius.

1952 'Qantas Empire Airways' illustrated first flight cover to Mauritius.

£10.00
AUSTRALIA - 1952 AUSTRALIA - 1952 'Qantas Empire Airways' first flight cover to South Africa and return.

1952 'Qantas Empire Airways' illustrated first flight cover to South Africa and return.

£10.00
NYASALAND - 1895 2d black and yellow PSC to Germany used at FORT JOHNSTON.  H&G 5NYASALAND - 1895 2d black and yellow PSC to Germany used at FORT JOHNSTON. H&G 5

1895 2d black and white 'external' postal stationery postcard addressed to Germany cancelled squared circle FORT JOHNSTON/BCA cancel dated MY.11.08. H&G 5.

£125.00
NYASALAND - 1895 2d black and yellow PSC to UK used at FORT ANDERSON.  H&G 5.NYASALAND - 1895 2d black and yellow PSC to UK used at FORT ANDERSON. H&G 5.

1895 2d black on cream (yellow border) 'External' postal stationery postcard addressed to UK cancelled by FORT ANDERSON/B.C.A. cds (Proud type D3) dated NO.22.98. H&G 5.

£150.00
BIAFRA - 1967 BIAFRA - 1967 'BIAFRA/4d/POSTAGE PAID' local handstamp cover used at ENUGU.

1967 (SP.26.) internal cover addressed to Umuahia (roughly opened at top edge) struck by violet boxed BIAFRA/4d/POSTAGE PAID handstamp and cancelled by d/r ENUGU cds.

£200.00
BIAFRA - 1967 BIAFRA - 1967 'BIAFRA/2d/POSTAGE PAID' local handstamp cover used at ITU.

1967 (FE.1.) internal cover (no year slug) addressed to Umuahia struck by rare violet boxed BIAFRA/2d/POSTAGE PAID handstamp and cancelled by ITU d/r cds. Struck 'PPRR' at top left.

£375.00
CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1950 definitive set of 13 U/M.  SG 135-47CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1950 definitive set of 13 U/M. SG 135-47

1950 definitive pictorial series of 13 in fine unmounted mint marginal examples. SG 135-37.

£55.00
CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1953 definitive short set to 10/- U/M.  SG 148-161.CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1953 definitive short set to 10/- U/M. SG 148-161.

1953 'QEII' definitive pictorial short set to 10/- all fine unmounted mint. SG 148-161.

£20.00
CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1962 definitive set of 15 U/M.  SG 165-79.CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1962 definitive set of 15 U/M. SG 165-79.

1962 'QE II' definitive pictorial series of 15 in unmounted mint condition. SG 165-79.

£55.00
SARAWAK - 1934 2c deep green PSC used locally at KUCHING.  H&G 14.SARAWAK - 1934 2c deep green PSC used locally at KUCHING. H&G 14.

1934 2c deep green on buff postal stationery postcard addressed locally with long message on reverse side cancelled by KUCHING cds dated 18.FEB.38 and with SARIKEI arrival b/s. H&G 14.

£225.00
SARAWAK - 1934 4c bright violet PSC used locally at KUCHING.  H&G 15.SARAWAK - 1934 4c bright violet PSC used locally at KUCHING. H&G 15.

1934 4c bright violet on buff postal stationery postcard addressed locally with long message on reverse side cancelled by KUCHING cds dated 8.FEB.38' H&G 15.

£250.00
ANTIGUA - 1940 1/- + 1/2d rate ANTIGUA - 1940 1/- + 1/2d rate 'EXAMINED BY CENSOR' cover to USA.

1942 (FE.16.) cover addressed to Canada (opened on two sides) bearing 1/2d and 1/- adhesives tied ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA with manila censor strip at right tied on the reverse by EXAMINED BY CENSOR h/s in black with '2' inserted in blue crayon.

£35.00
MAURITIUS - 1970 MAURITIUS - 1970 'Lufthansa Inaugural Flight' cover to Germany.

1970 (MY.2.) illustrated 'Lufthansa Inaugural Flight' first flight cover to Germany.

£15.00
MAURITIUS - 1970 unaddressed MAURITIUS - 1970 unaddressed 'Lufthansa Inaugural Flight' cover.

1970 (MY.2.) illustrated unaddressed 'Lufthansa Inaugural Flight' first flight cover.

£8.00
AUSTRALIA - 1969 AUSTRALIA - 1969 'B.P. Air Race' flight cover.

1965 'B.P. Air Race' cover from UK to Australia and return flown by Keith R Meggs and signed by him and the actual winner of the race Bill Bright. HORLEY outward cds dated 18.DE.69 with Australian adhesives added and tied by BANKSTOWN AERODROME dated 6.JA.70 on its return.

£20.00
BIAFRA - 1968 BIAFRA - 1968 'B/ABA/BIAFRA' EXPERIMENTAL strike on uprated 6d stationery cut out. Very rare.

1968 6d red on blue Nigerian postal stationery cut-out (H&G 12) tied together with a Nigerian 3d green adhesive by two strikes of the very rare EXPERIMENTAL red boxed B/ABA/BIAFRA handstamp which was not eventually adopted. This strike can only be found in this form as no covers or complete air letters are known. Noted by Dudley Prestedge in his Biafran handbook. Rarely seen or offered.

£250.00
BIAFRA - 1968 BIAFRA - 1968 'Independence' unaddressed illustrated first day cover used at ENUGU.

1968 (FE.5.) 'Independence' trio (SG 1-3) tied to unaddressed illustrated first day cover by ENUGU cds.

£35.00
BIAFRA - 1967 internal BIAFRA - 1967 internal '4d/POSTAGE PAID' handstamp cover used at PORT HARCOURT.

1967 (SP.22.) internal cover addressed to Enugu struck by violet boxed BIAFRA/4d/POSTAGE PAID handstamp and cancelled by s/r PORT HARCOURT cds.

£200.00
BIAFRA - 1967 internal BIAFRA - 1967 internal '4d/POSTAGE PAID' cover used at PORT HARCOURT.

1967 (SP.8.) internal cover addressed to Enugu (rough opening at right) struck by violet boxed BIAFRA/4d/POSTAGE PAID handstamp and cancelled by oval REGISTERED/PORT HARCOURT B.O. (1) cancel. Presumably the 'Registered' handstamp was used in error.

£250.00
CANADA - 1951 $1 ultramarine U/M.  SG 433.CANADA - 1951 $1 ultramarine U/M. SG 433.

1951 $1 ultramarine 'Fisherman' adhesive in fine unmounted condition. Well centered. SG 433.

£25.00
CANADA - 1950 50c green U/M block of six.  SG 431.CANADA - 1950 50c green U/M block of six. SG 431.

1950 50c green 'Oil Rig' adhesive in a fine unmounted mint corner marginal block of six. Nicely centered. SG 431.

£25.00
CANADA - 1935 50c deep violet U/M block of six.
SG 350.CANADA - 1935 50c deep violet U/M block of six. SG 350.

1935 50c deep violet 'Parliamentary Building' adhesive in a fine unmounted mint bottom marginal block of six. Nicely centered. SG 350.

£95.00
ST.HELENA - 1933 1 1/2d ST.HELENA - 1933 1 1/2d 'Badge of Colony' use on picture postcard to France.

1933 (DE.23.) use of postcard addressed to France depicting 'Longwood Old House' bearing 1 1/2d (SG 99) applied to picture side and cancelled ST.HELENA.

£45.00
ST.KITTS (Nevis) - 1906 2 1/2d rate cover to USA used at NEVIS.ST.KITTS (Nevis) - 1906 2 1/2d rate cover to USA used at NEVIS.

1906 (AU.18.) cover addressed to USA bearing St.Kitts 2 1/2d adhesive tied by very fine s/r NEVIS cds with 'A' code.

£60.00
ST.KITTS (Nevis) - 1902 1d trio ST.KITTS (Nevis) - 1902 1d trio 'surcharge' cover to Charlestown.

1902 cover addressed locally to Charlestown bearing the three 1d surcharge adhesives (SG17-19) each neatly cancelled by scarce 'A 09' duplex's of Nevis. A scarce philatelic use.

£110.00
ST.KITTS - 1930 ST.KITTS - 1930 'MAILED AT SEA' cover to the Archdeacon of St.Kitts.

1930 cover addressed to the 'Archdeacon Of St-Kitts' bearing Leeward Island 1d 'key plate' (uncancelled and damaged) with blue MAILED AT SEA handstamp applied at left and with ST.KITTS arrival cds at lower left dated 23.JY.30.

£45.00
AUSTRALIA - 1948 1 bluish slate in fine lightly mounted mint condition.  SG 178a.
AUSTRALIA - 1948 1 bluish slate in fine lightly mounted mint condition. SG 178a.

1948 1 bluish slate 'robe' adhesive in fine lightly mounted mint condition printed on thin rough ordinary paper. SG 178a.

£30.00
AUSTRALIA - 1948 10/- dull purple lightly mounted mint.  SG 177a.
AUSTRALIA - 1948 10/- dull purple lightly mounted mint. SG 177a.

1948 10/- dull purple 'robe' adhesive in fine lightly mounted mint condition printed on thin rough ordinary paper. SG 177a.

£20.00
GIBRALTAR - 1966 1d local rate BY CABLE CAR cover.GIBRALTAR - 1966 1d local rate BY CABLE CAR cover.

1966 (MAR.13.) illustrated 'Inauguration Of Bland Aerial Ropeway' cover bearing the 1d 'Churchill' adhesive tied by special commemoration cachet and with red AERIAL ROPEWAY/ FIRST MAIL SERVICE h/s below and with black on greenish blue BY CABLE CARD label at right.

£10.00
IRELAND - 1937 (DE.29.) IRELAND - 1937 (DE.29.) 'Constitution Day' registered first day cover used at BERE ISLAND.

1937 (DE.29.) 'Constitution Day' registered first day cover used at BERE ISLAND.

£10.00
IRELAND - 1923 1/2d, 1d and 1 1/d IRELAND - 1923 1/2d, 1d and 1 1/d 'Harrison' COIL stamps, the 1 1/2d having COIL JOIN. SG 67-69.

1923 1/2d green, 1d scarlet (x3) and 1 1/2d red-brown pair all in mint condition from the Harrison printing for coils. The 1 1/2d having a coil join between. SG 67-69.

£25.00